YouTube

YouTube will be hiding the dislike count from some videos

YouTube will be planning on removing the dislike counter on the bottom of YouTube videos in the near future, as the company begins testing new interface designs. YouTube has shared a concept of that the new interface could look like, which simply removes the number of dislikes a video has, while the thumbs down button still remains – only YouTube creators will be able to see the amount of dislikes […]

YouTube on Apple TV 3rd gen is no longer available

Support for a numbers of apps on the Apple TV 3rd generation have been pulled recently, including HBO and MLB but now as of this week, the official YouTube app for the third generation model has been removed. The second generation Apple TV lost access to YouTube back in 2015. However despite this, AirPlay from a a iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac is still supported. Apple is expected to […]

Xbox One now handles YouTube HDR videos

On the last gen Xbox One S and One X, YouTube in HDR is now supported, this also adds support for the new Xbox models, if you have managed to snag one. This isn’t the first time any HDR content has been supported on the Xbox One, for a long time Netflix and Prime Video have supported. YouTube in HDR on Xbox is something that has been talked about by […]

YouTube and other Google services down (Fixed)

This morning, a handful of Google’s services including YouTube, Google Analytics and Gmail are down and the outage looks to be affecting everyone worldwide. No information from Google has yet been provided, but we’ll be sure to update this post once the services have restored. Update 12:26 BST: It seems to be Google’s Authentication servers causing the issue, according to Rene Ritchie on Twitter, if you log out you can visit YouTube […]

YouTube on Android TV now supports 8K video playback

YouTube itself has supported the 8K resolution about five years ago and we’re now starting to see some 8K TV hit the market, and to meet that demand, YouTube has updated its app on Android TV to support 8K, up until now standard Android TV boxes have been capped at a maximum of 4K. The new version is 2.12.08 and according to Android Police, it is rolling out slowly. Android 10 is […]

YouTube on Apple TV is rolling out support for 4K

With tvOS 14 Apple finally opted to support Google’s own VP9 codec for UHD 4K content, as well as on iOS too. tvOS launched a few weeks ago and starting late last week, the official YouTube app on Apple TV was updated to support 4K videos. Previously the max was 1080p on the Apple TV and now users will have access to 1440p and 2160p (4K) videos on YouTube. tvOS […]